Mar 4, 2014 5:00am PST
the affordable healthcare act. >>> and he says they don't store value and they don't provide what he calls a durable means of exchange. he will be surprised they are still around for 20 years. and the funding site said they can now be considered a big serbian essential. they have received more than $1 billion in pledges. more than 57 billion will have their kick starting funds and the up coming very ron can marsh movie. the nervousness and we will tell you how though end up spending the night. >>> he was saved with some dollar bills on top. ♪ at kaiser permanente we've reduced serious heart attacks by 62%, which makes days with grandpa jack 100% more possible. join us at kp.org and thrive. . >>> welcome back, san francisco supervisor are expected to have a ban on selling water and if it is approved, the city would phase out the sale of 21-ounce and plastic water bottles. before david sha, he will hold a water taste being challenge including tap and some of the water battles inside of san francisco city hall : in fact after think ran out of dough, he didn't realize he was delivering to so
Mar 5, 2014 12:00pm PST
would allow a two-year extension for those plans which are being phased out by affordable care act. millions of americans received healthcare cancellation notices. the new extensions could help defuse that as an election year issue. >>> some frightening video out of florida. a dramatic rescue of a mother and her three children after their minivan ended up in the ocean right there. why police say that was no accident. >> the strange looking device could solve a potty problem in a popular bay area park. the story behind the pee-pod, next. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the kpix 5 weather center. it's been feeling muggy the clouds are gathering. storm system on final approach. how much rain can we expect? we'll talk about that coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, protective custody. that afr she drove her mini-van with kids inside in >>> a mother is undergoing a mental health evaluation, her three children in protective custody. that's after she drove her minivan with her children inside into the atlantic ocean in florida. wendy gillette with more on the horrifying moment caught o
Feb 26, 2014 2:00am PST
are going to almost double the number of people on medicaid. if the affordable care act was implemented knowing medicaid is a substandard position it promises access. that is the kind of healthcare we are going into. the cost for it is going to be far higher than what we say it is going to cost. >> it will increase spending by $4 million. >> did the white house rush to get obamacare on-line put millions of americans at risk for identity theft. >> they are tapping into computers were vulnerable to cyber attacks. the reason ramping up to the october 1st deadline. the documents offer an outdated snapshot to an improving i gos situation. >> satisfaction guaranteed? that's not the case with many of our retailers. >> good morning. >> good morning harris and ainsley. we have all been frustrated with customer service at one time or another. satisfaction is at an all time hi it is shocking the company which received the lowest are among the biggest retailers in this country. according to this american customer satisfaction index traditional brick and mortar stores scored higher than the internet
Mar 4, 2014 3:00am PST
, but some of it is definitely the affordable care act and it's changed the psychology of healthcare that we really have to get serious about controlling costs and doing better for people by controlling costs. one of the places we'll see a big, big difference is attention to people with chronic illness. knows are the people who use the health care system. and the best places now are really focusing on them, predicting who they are, giving them a lot of services. i refer to it as v.i.p. care for people with chronic and mental illness. that will be the wave of the future. >> gene? >> zeke, last time you and i talked about the affordable care act, you said president obama should have appointed a ceo to roll out the program and make sure that it functioned the way it should. >> right, right. >> is that still a valid criticism, still your criticism? how do you think things are going now? >> it's not a criticism. in 2010 when we passed a legislation and i was still in the white house, it was a suggestion. look, the website and the exchanges are really an e-commerce business and need to be run like
Feb 26, 2014 7:00am EST
's idea that is simply without merit. act, the affordable care what do you think the rollout of healthcare.gov and all of the proms with that website does for trying to sell this ahead of the 2014 election, and what will happen down the road. on her twitter page -- guest: let's be clear as day on this thing. was aalthcare.gov rollout complete and unmitigated disaster. in the calm of things i am saying, and i will try to get the critics of the health-care law to agree there are good things in it and i will agree there are bad things, that is firmly in the screwup column. it was bad not just in that it was difficult for a lot of americans who wanted to sign up up now they are signing that they can come another thing we should consider, but it also fundamentally played into an idea that government cannot get it right. it has been fixed and it has been working. my state of connecticut, it is working terrifically. played into a notion critics have that the government cannot do anything right. politicalhave implications. the good news is, it has been fixed and americans are signing up in droves.
Feb 27, 2014 7:00am EST
of the affordable care act. they will ever have to go bankrupt because of a health-care bill. if you look at the record, it used to be the case that the reason most people in america filed for personal bankruptcy, health-care bills. he center dot or to the hospital and you could not pay the final bill -- you send your. at the hospital and you cannot pay the final bill and he went bankrupt co. in terms of what might happen if the republicans try to repeal the affordable care act, if you are on minimum wage, it is even tougher, because the only reason today that some of these minimum wage workers will have access to health care is because of the affordable care act. they will be able to afford -- they will have to pay something but not that much, because you and i as taxpayers are helping them through tax credits. that is why already today 13 million, closed up 14 and nine -- close to 14 million americans have health security. host: the publicans think they have the edge over the issue of health care. -- the publicans think they have the edge over the show health care. "the new york times"
Feb 25, 2014 10:00pm EST
and affordable coverage. healthcare.gov and the overall enrollment process continues to improve but there still are some significant issues that need to be addressed as we move into march which is the last month of the open enrollment period. while the front end of the system has been vastly improved, the significant issues remain on the back end of the system and we've been working night and day with cms to help presolve these issues. health plans continue to identify a range of enrollment issues that have risen such as duplicate enrollments where an individual goes on to the health exchange website, thinks they've enrolled but the enrollment file never makes it to the help plan and the help plan has no records. this is still occurring. still trying to work it through to make sure that we get this problem fixed once and for all. still an issue with other issues that we're dealing with today which is recent functionality on change and circumstances. this is when an individual enrolls but then the life event occurs. they get married, have a baby, move to another state, most of these changes affe